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Monday, September 18, 2006

What Not To Do When a Student's Cell Phone Goes Off in Class

Via Andrew Sullivan and Dave Hoffman:   a 5-month old YouTube chestnut of one professor's reaction when a student's cell phone goes off in class:

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Did the clip stop because the professor next mugged the guy with the camera?

Posted by: Woody | Sep 20, 2006 6:10:19 PM

Mike Tyson rage and a PeeWee Herman body. Dangerous combination.

Posted by: AM | Sep 22, 2006 12:16:36 AM

Theres no point to have your cell on in
class.It's completely rude!!!
Go teacher! Go!

Posted by: sheria | Oct 27, 2006 9:13:59 PM

I've had a prof do pretty much the same thing - except he put it on a table and slammed a book on it...

Then again, I don't see why you should have a phone on in class. I've had one situation where this was the case (family emergency) and simply asked my prof in advance if I could leave it on. It's common courtesy...

Guessing this guy didn't.

Posted by: Sarah | Nov 10, 2008 2:58:31 AM